Breakfast with the gibbons The Gibbon Conservation Center will host a guided tour of the largest group of gibbons in the Western Hemisphere, from 8:30 a.m. to noon today, including a vegan breakfast, a huge yard sale, gift shop and question and answer session with founder Alan Mootnick. Tickets: $35/adults, $30/seniors, $15/ teens, $10/children. GCC members receive $5 off admission. All proceeds benefit the gibbons. (661) 296-2737, www.gibboncenter.org. SCV Senior Center movie The ...
A gurgling fountain and spectacular garden blooms exquisitely accented the aura of anticipation and excitement at the Debutante Presentation Tea on Sept. 27. The Henry Mayo Hospital Guild officially launched the 2008-09 Silver Rose Debutante Program with its "first social event of the year" at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Linn in Newhall.
The eighth annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair in Newhall's Hart Park adopted out 111 Los Angeles County shelter animals on Oct. 12, a record for the non-profit organization.
Bob Fosse and jazzy Broadway numbers are the theme of "Fashion ... and All That Jazz," Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild's 24th annual Fashion Show, Luncheon and Boutique on Oct. 26 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City.
Life has many curves to maneuver your way through, but the circular route traveled by Newhall's Jim Moseley seems more like Lombard Street than most people's experiences.
Nordic Lodge Lucia Pageant The Nordic Heritage Lodge Swedish Smörgåsbord and Lucia Pageant will be held at 5 p.m. today at 23919 Avenue Entrana, Valencia. Girls ages 5 to 12 are invited to participate in the pageant. Info: Ann, (661) 297-3507 or email@example.com. Sierra Pelona Rock Club potluck The Sierra Pelona Rock Club will host its annual lunch potluck and auction today at the clubhouse of Greenbrier Mobile Estates East, 21301 Soledad Canyon ...
The Showdown Performing Arts company hit all the right notes with a modest, but entertaining fundraiser hosted by the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall. Noted comedienne Julie Brown, known for the comedy "Earth Girls are Easy" and author of the recent Disney hit "Camp Rock," headlined the fundraiser.
Today The Santa Clarita chapter of Compassionate Friends will host its annual Worldwide Candle Lighting Ceremony at Canyon Country Park, 17615 Soledad Canyon Road at 6:30 p.m. today. Info: (661) 252-4654. Tuesday-Thursday The Newhall School District will present a Winter Concert to showcase students' musical progress at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the multi-purpose room at Wiley Canyon Elementary School, 24250 W. La Glorita Circle in Newhall. Info: (661) 291-4000. Friday-Sunday The ...
Six Flags Magic Mountain is transformed from a "theme park" to a haunted "scream park" for Fright Fest, presented by Snickers, weekends through Oct. 31.
It was as if a Norman Rockwell painting had come to life in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia. Dozens of Boy Scouts of all ages - big and small, short and tall, Cub Scouts, Webelos and Scouts - mingled with formally-gowned and tuxedo-clad guests gathered to recognize the 2008 Leaders of Character.
Through Oct.26 Lombardi Ranch Pumpkin Festival brings the fall harvest to life each weekend in October at Lombardi Ranch, a local family owned and operated farm. Lombardi Ranch offers fresh produce and pumpkins in numerous shapes and sizes. Band performances, train rides, a petting zoo, wagon rides, a scarecrow contest and more. Hours are Mondays through Saturdays 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays and holidays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking and entry to the ranch is free. ...
REP presents 'Of Mice and Men' The Repertory East Playhouse continues its Main Stage Series with John Steinbeck's classic, "Of Mice and Men" through Saturday. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $17/adults, $15/children. Advanced reservations are highly recommended. (661) 288-0000, www.repeastplayhouse.org. Theatre project begins classes The SCV Theatre Project has launched "The Studio" in Santa Clarita and North Hollywood with a professional training program in acting, voice, movement and musical ...
It was a warm night in the Octopussy Lounge in Newhall as guests arrived "by invitation of Her Majesty's Secret Service" for "Casino Royale 008." The fundraising evening to benefit the Canyon Theatre Guild offered "mystery, adventure and intrigue" as guests dressed as their favorite characters from the "James Bond" series.
The Santa Clarita Rose Society hosts its 15th Annual Rose Show themed "Wild West Roses" from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 in Hart Hall at William S. Hart Park.
Today Coping With the Empty Chair at Holiday Dinners. Learn the tools needed for working through significant grief and loss experiences including death and divorce. The Grief Program will offer a free informational presentation on the completion process. 7 p.m. Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. Info: (661) 733-0692. No reservations. Saturday The Santa Clarita Master Chorale presents a kid-friendly program from 3 p.m. Saturday. This 75-minute concert includes festive holiday tunes, sing-alongs and ...
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St. Stephen's Episcopal church will hold the fifth annual Pysanky making class 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 10 in Spurling Hall.
It seems like spring in the Santa Clarita Valley! The calendar officially still says winter, but this past week has been very "spring-like." There was some awesome kite-flying weather with the sunshine and the wind (a little too much wind on some days!) and it was easy to ditch the heavy jackets in favor of short sleeves and shorts.
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Who's behind that mask? That was the theme Feb. 8 when the Canyon Theatre Guild hosted the Queen of Hearts Masquerade Ball, a new take on its annual "Night of a Thousand Stars" fundraiser.
Love was in the air Feb. 9 in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia as nearly 200 guests gathered to raise funds for cardiac care services at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia.